5/7: GREG ABATE QUARTET @ The Nash, Phoenix, AZ
May 7 @ 7:30pm: Greg Abate Quartet at The Nash
110 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Greg Abate-sax, Nick Manson-piano, Dwight Kilian-bass, Dom Moio-drums
Greg Abatet with 225 days a year touring the globe.
In the mid 70’s after finishing a four year program at Berklee College Of Music, Greg played lead alto for the Ray Charles Orchestra for 2 years.
In 1978 Greg formed his group Channel One which was a favorite in the New England area and from there had the opportunity to play tenor sax with the revived Artie Shaw Orchestra under leadership of Dick Johnson from 1986 to ’87.
Following this experience Greg ventured out as post hard bop soloist playing Jazz Festivals, Jazz Societies and Jazz Clubs throughout the U.S. Canada and abroad, including most of Europe, UK, and Moscow and Georgia Russia.
Greg’s newest release Gratitude, with the Tim Ray Trio has received glowing reviews and a lot of international airplay. Also, check out Greg’s other recordings including special guests Phil Woods and other notable artists.
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